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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Cape Town, ZA, South Africa - CHI to CPT

Popular flights from Chicago to Cape Town

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 24, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 $1,415
May 24, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 $1,415
South African Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 $1,143
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 $1,134

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Chicago to Cape Town (CHI to CPT)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Cape Town, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $1,355.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Chicago to Cape Town (CHI to CPT)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Chicago to Cape Town based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Cape Town

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Chicago to Cape Town.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$1,631 $1,213 $1,198 $1,191 $1,281 $1,213 $1,758

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Chicago to Cape Town

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Chicago to Cape Town.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Chicago Cape Town United 5/26/16 5/31/16 2 $1,191
June Chicago Cape Town South African 6/25/16 7/5/16 2 $1,601
July Chicago Cape Town United 7/19/16 7/26/16 3 $1,658
August Chicago Cape Town United 8/23/16 9/1/16 2 $1,134
September Chicago Cape Town United 9/7/16 9/13/16 2 $1,095
October Chicago Cape Town United 10/27/16 11/6/16 3 $1,164
November Chicago Cape Town United 11/1/16 11/8/16 3 $1,131
December Chicago Cape Town United 12/7/16 12/23/16 1 $1,144

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Chicago to Cape Town (CHI to CPT)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chicago to Cape Town. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chicago to Cape Town is $1,483.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Cape Town is $1,841.

Chicago to Cape Town Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Cape Town?
Answer: Doha, QA

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Cape Town (CHI to CPT)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Chicago to Cape Town with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Chicago to Cape Town.

Chicago to Cape Town
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
British Airways LHR X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X
Qatar DOH X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Chicago and Cape Town, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $81
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $147
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $107
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $137
Chicago to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $147
Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $87
Chicago to Miami American, Alaska, Frontier, United $108
Chicago to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $81
Chicago to Washington American, Alaska, Frontier, United $88
Chicago to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $81
Chicago to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $152
Chicago to Houston American, Spirit, United $117
Chicago to Boston American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $81
Chicago to Seattle American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $194
Chicago to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Frontier, Spirit, United $58

Cheap International Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, BMI, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $878
Chicago to Johannesburg American, JetBlue, South African, United $952
Chicago to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, Great Lakes $934
Chicago to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Great Lakes $719
Chicago to Mumbai Jet Airways, American, Air India, JetBlue, United, Great Lakes $657
Chicago to Rome American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Blue Panorama, Condor, Pullmantur Air, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight $911
Chicago to Toronto Air Choice One, American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Public Charters, Porter, United, WestJet, Great Lakes $227
Chicago to Hyderabad Jet Airways, American, Air India, United $703
Chicago to Port Elizabeth American, JetBlue, South African, United $1,542
Chicago to George American, South African, United Check Dates
Chicago to Frankfurt American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $996
Chicago to Amsterdam American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $900

Cheap International Flights to Cape Town - CPT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Indianapolis to Cape Town American, South African, United $1,653
Milwaukee to Cape Town American, South African, United Check Dates
Grand Rapids to Cape Town American, South African, United $2,280
Cheap Flights from Chicago to Cape Town, ZA, South Africa, from $1,134 Round trip from CHI to CPT